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Igus technologies deliver low-cost robotics

Igus technologies deliver low-cost robotics

The term ‘low-cost robotics’ refers to the rapid growth of robotic production enabled by simple and affordable automation components. Depending on the scope of the application, entire processes can be automated. To demonstrate how this can be achieved, Igus has combined its robolink, drylin E and energy chain technologies to produce a multi-axis articulated pick […]

By March 14, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
RARUK becomes TM Robotics distributor

RARUK becomes TM Robotics distributor

To strengthen its position as a leading UK provider of automation solutions, RARUK Automation has teamed up with TM Robotics to offer the Toshiba Machine SCARA, Cartesian and 6-axis robots. The systems complement the company’s established product programme that has been focused on collaborative and mobile transport robots, automation systems and feeding solutions. These new […]

By March 2, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Igus drylin ZLW for linear robotic applications

Igus drylin ZLW for linear robotic applications

The drylin ZLW linear robot system is explained in more detail in this video by motion plastics specialist, Igus. This modular drive system enables engineers to design and configure their own ready-to-install linear robots with maximum flexibility. With the drylin ZLW system, machine builders can address various design challenges and working environments in a diverse […]

By December 6, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Choosing the right robot – Applied Automation

Choosing the right robot – Applied Automation

The experts at control specialist Applied Automation review the ever expanding robot market and how to make the right choice for your application. Demands on production lines and robot cells are continuously increasing. This involves factors such as quality and flexibility, as well as energy efficiency, sustainability and productivity. Additional operations usually require additional robots; […]

By June 19, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Schaeffler offers plug-and-play linear systems

Schaeffler offers plug-and-play linear systems

Manufacturers increasingly want their linear technology suppliers to offer not only linear components but also plug-and-play subsystems, engineering, drives technology and other technical support services, including final assembly, cabling, set up of control parameters and commissioning. Schaeffler’s Linear Technology division in Homburg specialises in ready-to-use, project-specific linear systems. An intelligent mix of customisable, high performance […]

By March 23, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Festo showcases modular handling platform

Festo showcases modular handling platform

Festo be introducing its modular handling platform at the Hannover Fair 2016 for small scale handling applications, which is a ready-to-operate system allowing automation users to considerably reduce costs and time-to-market. It is particularly suited to electronics and light assembly as well as for laboratory automation, enabling precise curved travel paths to be created for […]

By March 23, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Lenze accelerates robot application set-up times

Lenze accelerates robot application set-up times

Drive technology that is innovative, space saving and energy-efficient needs to be clearly comprehensible and easy to use so that machine designers can maximise the benefits. This is where Lenze comes in with a promise of simpler engineering that makes life as easy as possible for the design engineer – for example creating the possibility […]

By February 12, 2016 Read More →
HepcoAutomation demonstrates Cartesian robots

HepcoAutomation demonstrates Cartesian robots

The HepcoMotion stand at PPMA featured a Cartesian robot built by the company’s systems integration arm, HepcoAutomation, demonstrating precision manipulation of a glue head within a packaging industry context. Visitors selected a word or image from an HMI screen, and then saw the robot write the word out or follow the image profile with the […]

By October 10, 2015 Read More →
Omron strengthens with Adept Technology acquisition

Omron strengthens with Adept Technology acquisition

Omron reports that it has strengthened its industrial automation business with the acquisition of Adept Technology. Omron will acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of Adept common stock through an all cash tender offer followed by a second-step merger. For 30 years Adept has been an industry leader in the development of innovative and powerful […]

By September 22, 2015 Read More →
Affordable gantry system delivered within 24 hours

Affordable gantry system delivered within 24 hours

With its range of gantries built on its drylin E linear axis system, Igus can now offer a cost-effective, off-the-shelf gantry system with a fast turnaround. The gantry system comes complete with all motors ready installed, plus all required cables. Maintenance free, a drylin gantry system is available in line, flat and room configurations to […]

By March 25, 2015 Read More →
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